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Thirteen books for different Christmas and winter moods

Lena Ohlsson
 
Miracle and Other Christmas Stories
Miracle and Other Christmas Stories
"Short stories ranging from romance to possible extra-terrestrial invasion - and all about Christmas!"
Doomsday Book
Doomsday Book
"Strictly speaking, this book is not about Christmas - but it certainly makes you want to go to a medieval Christmas Mass."
The Dark is Rising (Puffin Books)
The Dark is Rising (Puffin Books)
"Midwinter's Eve in the English countryside turns into a battle between the Dark and the Light. When I was a kid I wanted to leave the lights on after reading this."
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)
"A classic that always makes me want to go out in the snowy forest and cut a Christmas tree. But wait - the trees in Narnia are alive!"
A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics)
A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics)
"The ultimate Christmas classic. And don't forget to check out the spin-off in Willis' "Miracle" (the first book on this list)!"
The Holy Night
The Holy Night
"Selma Lagerlof wrote many short stories with themes related to Christmas. Unfortunately they may be difficult to find. But here is one of them!"
The Legend of the Christmas Rose
The Legend of the Christmas Rose
"Another excellent Christmas story by Selma Lagerlof. What is it that happens in the forest of the outlaws on Christmas night?"
A Traveller in Time (Puffin Books)
A Traveller in Time (Puffin Books)
"Time travel and Christmas seem to go well together. Not all about Christmas, but the Babingtons are temporarily saved by snowfall. I have loved this book ever since I first read it at school."
Moominland Midwinter (Puffin Books)
Moominland Midwinter (Puffin Books)
"The Moomintroll wakes up, all alone. It is Midwinter, there's snow everywhere and the world is so different. One of the most beautiful books ever!"
A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson
A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson
"Poetic winter without saccharine!"
The Tomten
The Tomten
"Swedish classic about the Tomten who walks about in the winter night, taking care of the farm and reflecting on the great questions of life. Wonderful illustrations!"
Peter and Lotta's Christmas
Peter and Lotta's Christmas
"A childhood favourite, mostly because of the lovely pictures."
Dead, The (Art of the Novella)
Dead, The (Art of the Novella)
"I always read this novella for New Year's eve, when I hear "the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the living and the dead.""